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Re: need for xs:integer-based compare functions

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 18:45:48 +0100
Message-ID: <426543CC.7050105@hp.com>
To: howardk@fatdog.com
CC: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>



Howard Katz wrote:
> Andy,
> Did my irc comment answer the question you were asking in the telecon? ie
> (as I interpreted it), why is there a need for compare functions that takes
> xs:integer operands, since there are already a family of functions defined
> for operands of type xs:decimal, and subtype substitution allows you to pass
> an integer (or subtype thereof) anywhere a decimal is called for?
> 
> Was that your question? If so, my answer was and is: good question! I don't
> know, unless it's for reasons of efficiency.

Yes that was my question and "efficiency" is a fine answer.

	Andy

> Howard
> 
> 
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